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All Faculty A-Z

Below is a list of all Walter S. and Lucienne Driskill Graduate Training Program in Life Sciences faculty. View individual profiles of our faculty members — with publication and contact information, research specialties and more — via the links below.

Browse the subcategories to view faculty by their research interests and learn more about their laboratory work.

Wainwright, Derek A

Wainwright, Derek A

Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Medicine (Hematology and Oncology), Microbiology-Immunology and Neuroscience

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Our laboratory utilizes DNA sequencing, gene expression profiling, proteomic analyses, flow cytometric methodology and many other basic techniques to pursue goals that are ultimately translatable for ... [more]

Walsh, Derek F

Walsh, Derek F

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

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Research in our laboratory focuses on two aspects of DNA virus biology; 1) Regulation of host signaling and translational control pathways during poxvirus infection 2) Microtubule regulation and func... [more]

Walunas, Theresa L.

Walunas, Theresa L.

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Internal Medicine), Microbiology-Immunology and Preventive Medicine (Health and Biomedical Informatics)

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I received my PhD in immunology from the University of Chicago where I discovered the function of CTLA-4, the first checkpoint inhibitor. Following my MS in computer science, I worked in microbial gen... [more]

Wang, Chyung-Ru

Wang, Chyung-Ru

Professor of Microbiology-Immunology

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My research focuses on the immune function of major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class Ib molecules in normal and diseased states. My lab is interested in understanding how MHC class Ib-restricted... [more]

Wang, Lu

Wang, Lu

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Watterson, Daniel Martin

Watterson, Daniel Martin

Professor of Pharmacology

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The elucidation of eukaryotic signal transduction pathways, the study of signal transduction pathway perturbation in disease or injury, and the utilization of this knowledgebase for rational drug disc... [more]

Winter, Deborah

Winter, Deborah

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)

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I was one of the first students to obtain an undergraduate degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at University of Toronto. Then, I trained as a computational biologist at Duke University... [more]

Woloschak, Gayle E

Woloschak, Gayle E

Professor of Radiation Oncology and Radiology

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My research is focused on two general areas: radiobiology and bionanotechnology. Work in radiobiology includes studies of the molecular biology of radiation responses, particularly radiation toxicitie... [more]

Wong, Yvette C

Wong, Yvette C

Assistant Professor of Neurology (Movement Disorders)

Wu, Jane Y

Wu, Jane Y

Professor of Neurology (Neuromuscular Disease)

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My primary research interests are in molecular mechanisms of gene regulation, particularly those involved in neural development and neural degeneration. My lab is focusing on two areas, RNA regulation... [more]

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